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M 6.2 in Chile on 15 Apr 2017 08:19 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
  • Depth: 135.11 Km
  • Event Date: 15 Apr 2017 08:19 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 6715 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 15 Apr 2017 08:39 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10008hu2 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 164 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

6.2-magnitude quake rattles northern Chile: USGS
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 01:57:00 +0200   news-yahoo (en)

Santiago (AFP) - An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale shook northern Chile Saturday, according to the United States Geological Survey, but there was no tsunami alert and no immediate report of damage or injuries. The powerful quake, at a depth of 135 kilometers (84 miles), hit at....

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Un sismo de 6,2 grados sacudió el norte de Chile
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:52:00 +0200   lavoz901 (es)

Fecha: 16/04/2017 Hora: 08:32 - Un sismo de 6,2 grados de magnitud en la escala de Richter se sintió este sábado en tres regiones del norte de Chile, sin provocar daños o víctimas y sin activar alerta de tsunami, informaron organismos oficiales. "Un sismo de mediana intensidad se percibió a las....

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Strong Earthquake Hits Northern Chile
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 06:16:00 +0200   laht (en)

WASHINGTON – A magnitude-6.2 earthquake struck northern Chile on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey said. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 67 kilometers (42 miles) southeast of the town of San Pedro de Atacama, around 1,600 kilometers (1,000 miles) from Santiago, the USGS said on its website.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (64), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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